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Weekly Roundup: Millennials Crave Purpose, Marketing Welcomes Virtual Reality, Dog Owners Have False Ebola Concern

A New Way to Survey Training…Without the Survey Even if training surveys are the most used tool in the trainer’s tool chest for evaluating training, they aren’t really used at all if we take a…

Weekly Roundup: How to Center Your Pet, Pimp Your Fleet, Dumping Facebook for Marketing

Gen Zen: 3 Ways to Center Your Pet Beyond getting nails done or hair quaffed, though, research shows that some alternative care and homeopathic therapies like acupuncture and chiropractic are not only soothing to humans, but also…

Weekly Roundup: Team-Oriented Performance Goals Work, Ello for Marketing, The Enterprise’s Internet Fast Lanes

How to Create Personal Performance Goals (Hint: There’s an ‘I’ in ‘Team’) Rather than going through the annual exercise of breaking organizational goals into individual goals, why not take the interim step to develop the…

Weekly Roundup: Constructive Exit Conversation, The Value of User-generated Content, Troubles Potty Training a Puppy

How to Make the Exit Interview a Constructive Conversation Exit interviews can be a headache for the departing employee and the HR team, but that’s likely because the discussion involves routine questions from a checklist rather than…

Weekly Roundup: The Promise of Native Advertising, Adopting a Senior Pet, Why Employees Underperform

Native Advertising’s Here to Stay — Don’t Botch It Despite mixed opinions about native advertising, marketers take heed when crafting content that runs alongside traditional editorial copy and independent media. Marketers continue to revise their…

Weekly Roundup: Apple’s New Devices for Field Service, Dogs at Fashion Week, Retaining Millennial Employees

Mentorship Win-Win: Engaged Employees, Better Service Revenue With rapid technology advancements, field techs must be on their A-game when it comes to learning about new skills and best practices for using equipment and devices. One…

Weekly Roundup: Employees as Caregivers, The Health of Your Service Division, ‘Blues Clues’ Data Disaster

The Aging Parent Dilemma: Why Companies Need to Support Employee Caregivers Many workplaces offer flexible hours and support for new parents, but working moms and dads are also sons and daughters. Some companies are beginning to…

Weekly Roundup: Outsmarting the Wisest Raccoon, Employees as Brand Advocates, Converting Twitter Followers

Big Data Requires Wrangling to Be Useful With the onset of the Internet of Things and more data, Big Data holds the golden insights into how to make business processes more efficient, but there’s still…

Weekly Roundup: Recruiting Failures, Managing Merger Mania, Recommending Your Competition

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: Recruit Candidates Who Have Failed When recruiters look at resumes, GPAs and past experience, they’re looking for successful candidates with “wow” factor, but not all executives want to hire those with a…

Weekly Roundup: Goodbye to Office Buzzwords, Brands Rock Summer Music Festivals, Data Gluttonous Apps

Skip the Buzzwords and Say What You Mean Buzzwords, office lingo and industry jargon can be irksome to employees at best and at worst can lead to company-wide communication problems. Find out how office lingo…

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